| Feb 27, 2013
| 5:24 PM
The U.S. Navy on Wednesday identified two sailors who died at Aberdeen Proving Ground's "Super Pond" less than a month after another death at the installation that is still under investigation.
The sailors are Navy Diver 1st Class James Reyher, 28, of...
| Mar 2, 2013
| 1:16 PM
Shaped like a teardrop and carved out of the eastern bank of the Bush River, the UNDEX Test Facility at Aberdeen Proving Ground has earned the nickname "Super Pond" for its unusual properties.
Viewed from above, the man-made pond looks much darker...
| Feb 21, 2013
| 9:48 AM
One of the more amusing subplots of Washington's latest (if not most pitiful) fiscal standoff is the greater investment in finger-pointing and history rewriting than in actually negotiating a compromise. House Speaker John A. Boehner is particularly...
| Feb 7, 2013
| 10:23 AM
I read with great interest your article Jan. 31 about Laurel's first bank robbery by John Morgan. Sadly, this was not our last bank robbery and just as sadly, not the last 19-year-old to go to prison from our county. A quick review by the state archivist,...
| Feb 13, 2013
Navy Lt. Jordon C. Sims, whose wife, Megan, is the daughter of Marylou Donhauser of Pylesville, and Michael Donhauser Jr. of Bel Air, and sailors from the Los Angeles-class fast-attack submarine USS Cheyenne (SSN 773), departed Joint Base Pearl Harbor-...
| Feb 7, 2013
| 3:20 AM
Few can picture the 1920s except through movies and old photographs, but 93-year-old John F. "Jack" Feezer Jr. was there, and he is sharing his story in a newly-published memoir, "A Life Well-Lived, Well-Loved, Well-Earned."
Feezer is a one-time...
| Jan 10, 2013
| 11:59 AM
Before superstorm Sandy pounded the shores of the East Coast, it had already claimed its first American victims. With the storm still a day from landfall, the U.S. Coast Guard received a distress signal from the tall ship Bounty located approximately 90...
| Apr 10, 2013
Natalie Muneses, a student at The Science and Math Academy at Aberdeen High School in Aberdeen, will be among the 2,550 students from across the country invited to participate in the 2013 U.S. Naval Academy Summer Seminar program.
The Naval Academy...
| Apr 28, 2013
| 2:11 PM
Naval Petty Officer Alonzo M. Gladden Jr. had been back home for only four hours last October when an unknown person opened fire on him — killing him shortly after he dropped off his grandmother in South Baltimore.
Months later, his killing...
| Apr 8, 2013
| 5:52 PM
Two U.S. Navy sailors who died diving in the Super Pond at Aberdeen Proving Ground in February accidentally drowned, the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner said Monday.
Further details about how the men died will not be released for two to three...
| Apr 17, 2013
MEDINA: Navy Seaman Melnard B. Medina, son of Bernardita and Michael Medina of Forest Hill, recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill.
During the eight-week program, Medina completed a variety of training...
| May 2, 2013
| 5:28 AM
Six military veterans from Maryland pleaded guilty to fraud charges this week in a scheme to obtain federal military benefits and state tax breaks with faked documentation claiming they were exposed to Agent Orange during the Vietnam War, according to the...